Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
134 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND ELEVATED SURF TO CREATE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS AND MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...

.A FRESH WEST SWELL WILL CREATE ELEVATED SURF ALONG WEST FACING
BEACHES IN SAN DIEGO AND ORANGE COUNTIES THIS WEEKEND THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK. ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES ABOVE 7 FEET EACH
MORNING...COMBINED WITH THE ELEVATED SURF...WILL CREATE THE
POSSIBILITY OF MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW INTO LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG THE
BEACH. STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE
PERIOD. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

CAZ042-043-201000-
/O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0029.141220T1200Z-141223T1800Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
134 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND
MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SURF...4 TO 7 FEET...WITH ISOLATED SETS TO 8 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...HIGHEST SURF ALONG EXPOSED WEST-FACING BEACHES...
  ESPECIALLY NORTH OF NEWPORT BEACH IN ORANGE COUNTY AND SOUTH OF
  DEL MAR IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

* TIMING...SURF BUILDING SATURDAY...THEN SLOWLY LOWERING SUNDAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY. MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNINGS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* TIDES...HIGH TIDES AROUND 7 FEET A FEW HOURS AFTER SUNRISE EACH
  DAY.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AREAS
  ALONG THE BEACH IS POSSIBLE...INCLUDING BEACH PARKING LOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG
RIP CURRENTS...ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...OR
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING
SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING. USE
CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

JJT

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.
PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS





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